exhibitions – this savage garden, adaption & transition ci.clo bienial de fotografia do porto, portugal 2019

This savage garden, Adaption and Transition, Ci.CLO Bienal Fotografia do Porto 2019 | Director Virgilio Ferriera

In a world driven by an insatiable appetite for spectacle, This savage garden is intentionally quiet, evasive, interventionist

4 sites >< 4 actions | Installation located in Jardim do Palácio de Cristal, Porto, Portugal

[the weight of noise]   Chapel. Text based video and audio quotes French landscape designer and ‘humanist ecologist’ Gilles Clément’s motivations in Le Jardin en mouvement, filmed by Oliver Comte

[the weight of survival]   Lake. Three floating islands with alpine, tropical and temperate plants sourced from Jardins do Palacio de Cristal, contemplate the resilience of ecosystems to adapt and transition

[the weight of distraction]   Miradoura. A spectacular panorama. Future-vision this…

[the weight of disappearance]   West path. A photograph of a garden vanishes.  A meditation on species survival